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One day after the New York Times Web site was offline for several hours due to what experts speculated was an attack, the site of the Washington Post was hacked, apparently by the Syrian Electronic Army. Officials at the Post said that the attack followed closely on the heels of the SEA hacking the Twitter account of one of its employees.

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Barnaby Jack always seemed to find a way to make the process of banging away on an application–or a pacemaker or an ATM–look like the most fun anyone has ever had. And he wanted all of his friends to join in the fun. Jack, a respected and much-admired security researcher at IOActive, died on July 25 in San Francisco, just a few days before Black Hat, the conference that played host to some of his more memorable demonstrations.

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Join Dennis Fisher, Threatpost editor-in-chief, and his guests, Josh Corman, Director Security Intelligence Akamai, and Gene Kim, Founder / Former CTO Tripwire, and Author, “Visible Ops,” as they discuss the changing threat landscape and how technology plays a pivotal role in the security challenges facing businesses today.

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This advice can be extended to general online activity, not just social
networks, and most importantly, not just Twitter. You should care at
least as much for the security of your e-mail account, especially if it
was used to register your Twitter or Facebook accounts. Basically, a
compromised email account opens op new ways for the bad guys to get into
your other accounts: the password reset function usually sends a link
to your email address for confirmation.

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